It’s almost Berry Day. Fortunately, the warm weather recently helped ripen the berries and wineberry sorbet will be available! Berry Day will be held Friday July 23 during the regular Market and will feature our annual Sorbet Fundraiser. We will be selling sorbet for $1 a scoop or $5 for a frozen pint. Please bring[…]
Berry Day will be held Friday July 23 during the regular Market and will feature our annual Sorbet Fundraiser. Thanks again this year to River Ridge Organics for donating the berries for the sorbet! Berries are slow to ripen this year but we plan to offer strawberry, blueberry, blackberry and wineberry sorbet.
Due to the Governors new order restricting social events and continued increases in Covid-19 cases in our area, the Farmers Market board has cancelled both Winter Markets. This was a very hard decision. Our Christmas tree fundraiser was one of the first events the Market created and dates back to 2012. The Winter Markets are[…]
The On-line Market will keep operating right on through the winter until we open( fingers crossed!) the 2nd Friday in May. Our schedule will stay the same- Fridays from 2-6pm until November 6 when we will shorten it to 3-6pm to reduce operating costs. Please let us know if that will cause anyone problems. There[…]
We are excited to be able to offer Christmas trees grown by the Joyce family in Grassy Creek without pesticides again this year. It’s your chance to support local farmers who are working to protect the environment and provide a quality product. It’s also a way to support the Farmers Market, it’s one of the[…]
Grayson LandCare is the parent organization for the Independence Farmers Market. It also includes the Free Market, the Permaculture group, the new Food Independence Food Pantry and the new Seed saving group/seed library. If you’d like to support this organization, which also helps fund the IFM, check out the Online auction that is happening right[…]
#GivingTuesdayNow is today, Tuesday, May 5th. It was created in response to the vast need created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Independence Farmers Market has been working hard to adapt to the current situation, and continue to provide healthy, local, nourishing food directly from our farmers to you, our friends and neighbors, in the safest[…]
Thanks to everyone who took the 1st class on January 11!. Join us for the 2nd workshop of the season February 8 from 9am to noon at the GLC/IFM office on 104 Courthouse Street. Cost is $15 and includes light refreshments. We’ll discuss plant families, rotation and ways to reduce the need for costly chemicals.[…]